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Salt Air Tours

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Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of Islands and Northland from the air with spectacular coastline views and island scenery. Our guided tour options and island...more
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69 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing, most enjoyable, friendly staff, what more can I say. Was a birthday treat and were certainly not let down in any way, were made to feel special, were picked up in Paihia, driven to KeriKeri for our helicopter flight up to the top of...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback on your flight with us, fantastic that we were able to treat you on your birthday!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had originally booked the half day Cape Reinga tour which involved flying and a road segment. Unfortunately the airstrip used at Cape Reinga was too wet so we were offered an extended non stop flight as an alternative. I was initially dubious but I...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for sharing your experience of our Cape Reinga extended flight option - it truly is a magnificent coastline, so glad you appreciated the views!

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

So glad we could do this flight. The team were great and knowing poor weather was on the way got us in the air on day 1. Great thing to cross off the list.

1  Thank Mike A
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Mike, we really appreciate your great comments and rating. Glad you enjoyed the flight!

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Brilliant way to see this magnificent part of NZ. Our pilot Daniel had a wonderful knowledge of the area. Everything they say is true and more! You will see views from the air that you cannot access by road. The colours were breathtaking and there...More

1  Thank David V
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We agree with you David, it's certainly the "Best Way to See Cape Reinga" and we appreciate such high praise. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of this tour.

Reviewed 20 July 2018

This was the best impromptu decision my husband has ever made! We were on a motorcycle tour of the north island. Paihia was day 2 of our trip. We noticed the tour office and inquired about the cost. It's pricy, but he said "Let's do...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback on our flight, we're so pleased you found it such a highlight of your trip. Cheers from the Salt Air Team

Reviewed 8 July 2018

My husband and I went for this trip and what an incredible and unforgetable experience. The view was simply breath taking with the pilot/owner was at the helm. We landed on the Hole in the Rock and the pilot explained the history and how they...More

2  Thank sparktoflame
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We joined the 7 days Island Escape Cruise with 5 days golf in 5 different courses in the Bay of Islands area. We took helicopter from Salt Air every morning after breakfast to play golf in a different golf course. Then fishing at the inner...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks very much for your excellent review of our services and sharing it with others - sounds like you had a fabulous stay in the Bay of Islands!

Reviewed 22 May 2018

The original plan was to fly to Cape Reinga - but unfortunately the weather had changed for the worse and there were thunder storms etc predicted. We were offered an alternative tour with the Helicopter Flying over the Bay of Islands and then landing on...More

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saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

So glad you enjoyed the alternative flight we offered - it's certainly a wonderful experience to Land on the "Hole in the Rock" and pleased you thought so too!

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour all around! From the van pick up in town, to the flight up and down the coast, to the van trip in the far north - Salt Air was a first class experience. Small group in a small fixed wing airplane designed for...More

1  Thank cmrhodes64
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thanks so much for your wonderful comments, we do pride ourselves on providing great flights and tours so we are pleased you felt it was a first class experience, we couldn't ask for better feedback. Cheers from the Salt Air team.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

We had cruised to Paihia on a previous cruise and got off too late to take this flight. We didn't miss it this time and would recommend it to everyone. The staff are excellent, the flight is fantastic, the view is superb. DON'T MISS IT!

1  Thank Darren T
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

We're glad you didn't miss out this time round - thanks so much for your excellent review

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